The Siuslaw National Forest is located in the western center of Oregon.
Where is this Forest?



Rock Creek Wilderness
sunrays through trees by creek at Rock Creek Wilderness

From ocean shore to forest floor.... the Siuslaw National Forest extends from Tillamook to Coos Bay along the Oregon Coast. 

The forest stretches from the lush forests of the coastal mountains to the unique Oregon Dunes and the beaches of the Pacific Ocean.

Come explore a stunning choice of things to do and see. 

Get Outdoors!

Camping. Link to camping information on the forest Hiking. Link to hiking information on the forest OHV Riding. Link to information on OHV riding on the forest Maps. Link to maps available for the forest
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It Takes Us All

Fivemile-Bell Restoration Project video - Tahkenitch Creek

The Fivemile-Bell Watershed Restoration Project highlights what we can accomplish when we all work together!

  • Restoration
  • Partnerships
  • Landscape resiliency

Ecosystem Restoration

Seeing the Forest Video - view of forest canopy

"Seeing the Forest" chronicles the Siuslaw's transition from a timber forest to a restoration forest.

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Cape Perpetua Scenic Area

view of Cape Perpetua with Pacific Ocean and cover

Towering trees through a coastal fog. Frothy surf crashing upon jagged shores. Majestic headlands with clear views for miles. It's all here where the forest meets the sea.

Marys Peak

view over valley from Marys Peak with meadow and doug fir in foreground

On a clear day, from the top of the Marys Peak, the highest point in Oregon’s Coast Range, you can see both the Pacific Ocean to the west and many of the Cascade peaks to the east.


Sand Lake Recreation Area

photo of quads riding over sand at Sand Lake with haystack rock on background and Pacific Ocean

Sand Lake Recreation Area, on Oregon's North Coast, covers 1,076 acres of open sand dunes, surrounded by forests and adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. It offers a variety of recreation.

Oregon Dunes NRA

3 people sitting on a dune overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Hiking, paddling, wildlife viewing, camping, picnicking, sand play, beach access, OHV riding - the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area has it all.